The Marie Little OAM Shield in an annual tournament that provides women with an intellectual disability the chance to compete at a national level.
Named after disability netball pioneer, Marie Little OAM, the competitions sees teams from each state compete.
Victoria have won the Shield twice, in 2013 and 2014.
2019 Marie Little OAM Shield trials
Netball Victoria is calling for all eligible athletes to trial for selection in the Victorian All Abilities Netball Team to compete at the 2019 Marie Little OAM Shield in Brisbane, October 12-14.
In an exciting development, this year’s Marie Little Shield competition in Brisbane will also be running in conjunction with the 2019 INAS Global Games.
Two trial opportunities will be held at the State Netball Hockey Centre on June 30 and July 7 with the June 30 session also running in parallel with the Australian Netball League Finals and Netball Victoria Talent Academy sessions if anybody is interested in coming along early or staying late to watch and support our Victorian Fury or the state’s best young talents!
2019 Marie Little OAM Shield – All Abilities Victorian netball team trials
ADDRESS: State Netball Hockey Centre, 10 Brens Dr., Parkville VIC 3052
DATE: Sunday 30th June, Sunday 7th July
TIME: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
AGE: Minimum 16 years of age by 31 December 2019 for State Team selection, 14 years of age by 31 December 2019 to trial and be eligible for Development Squad selection.
Please note that while athletes that are 14 years of age by 31 December 2019 are encouraged to trial and seek selection in the Development Squad, only athletes that are 16 years of age by 31 December 2019 will be eligible for State Team selection and representation.
We encourage all athletes to attend both trial dates if possible.